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Welcome to PAEKUPU, words related to Te Marautanga o Aotearoa. Curriculum areas presently available on PAEKUPU: Toi Ataata, Te Reo Matatini, Puoro, Te Reo Pāngarau, Te Reo Pūtaiao, Ngā Mahi a te Rēhia
 
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Te Reo Pūtaiao

whakaata ~hia ~nga

reflect, reflection

tūingoa, tūmahi whiti, tūāhua

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te hokinga o tētahi ngaru (pērā i te aho) ina pā te ngaru ki tētahi papa. Ko ngā papa mōhinuhinu me ngā papa teatea ngā momo papa e tino whakaata ai i te aho.

The turning back of a wave (such as light) when it hits a surface. Shiny and light-coloured surfaces reflect a lot of light.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ngā mea i te akomanga e whakaata ai i te aho?

Hoahoatia te whakaatanga o te pukapuka i te papa whakaata.

He ōrite te koki whakaata ki te koki whakapā o te aho.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Ko te hihi aho ka pā atu ki tētahi papa, ka kīia ko te hihi whakapā. Ko te hihi aho ka whakaatangia, ka kīia ko te hihi whakaata. Ko te rārangi e hāngai ana ki te papa whakaata, ka kīia ko te rārangi hāngai:

He ōrite te koki whakapā o te aho me te koki whakaata.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ngā mea i te akomanga e whakaata ai i te aho?

Hoahoatia te whakaatanga o te pukapuka i te papa whakaata.

He ōrite te koki whakaata ki te koki whakapā o te aho.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga